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Local news for Queensland, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Mashable

Tasmania: The Part of Australia Everyone Forgets

Poor Tasmania. It is the island that floats just off the bottom of mainland Australia, and no one can seem to remember it is there.

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6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Could you afford the world's most expensive food?

Finances Online shared with me an infographic of the world's most expensive foods.

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10 hrs ago | ABC News

Qld Country Hour, 23 July 2014

Indonesia's president-elect is under World Bank pressure to develop manufacturing and trade to keep the country growing.

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14 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

The strangest of suicides

It's a quiet Monday night in Townsville and an ambulance radio crackles to life in the car park of the far north Queensland city's main hospital.

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18 hrs ago | The Age

Coal dust 'spread across Barrier Reef'

Coal dust has spread throughout the Great Barrier Reef and exceeds toxic levels near the shore, a Senate inquiry has heard.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Yahoo!

Grandparents of murdered boy fight abuse

The grandparents of a murdered Queensland toddler have accused the state government of resisting the introduction of laws that could prevent similar deaths.

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Wimmera Mail-Times

Tori Dunn to shoot at world championships

Dunn left the country yesterday for the USA, where she will shoot at the International Field Archery Association World Field Archery Championships in Yankton, South Dakota.

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ABC News

Gaggle of grumpy geese causing grief

A gaggle of geese enjoy the sunshine at the Lake Ellen Heritage Hub in Bundaberg.

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Switched

Great Barrier Reef Will Be 'Pretty Ugly' By 2050, Researchers Say

Researchers appeared before an Australian Senate committee this week to review how federal and local governments have managed the reef.

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Fox News

Probiotics may help control blood pressure

Regularly consuming probiotics, or the "good" bacteria found in yogurt, milk and cheese, may help control blood pressure, according to a new review of past studies.

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Sydney Morning Herald

DJs deal never in doubt, says chairman

David Jones chairman Gordon Cairns has revealed that South African retailer Woolworths would have "walked away" from a $2.2 billion takeover proposal for Australia's oldest department store chain if it were forced to pay more than $4 a share.

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NEWS.com.au

School bus fire closes highway

THE wife of disgraced former Redcliffe MP Scott Driscoll has been committed to stand trial on allegations of perjury and fraud.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sydney Star Observer

Queer sex workers and decriminalisation: The key to fighting stigma

As the 20th International AIDS Conference gets underway in Melbourne, workers in the sex industry are hoping that a range of HIV and AIDS issues relating to them will be addressed, as well as bring about attention to its causes and issues.

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ABC News

North Queensland connectivity wars

Townsville has won the battle of north Queensland connectivity, being described by NBN Co as "the most NBN ready place in Australia."

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Globe and Mail

Theft of classic red Corvette leaves Calgary owner 'lonesome' for his baby

Betsy is - well, was - Mr. Jelley's 1962 'Vette. They have been together nearly 41 years, a lifetime filled with Sunday drives.

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Live Science

Probiotics May Lower Blood Pressure

People who consume beneficial bacteria - whether they eat foods such as yogurt, or take probiotic supplements - may modestly reduce their blood pressure, a new study suggests.

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The New Zealand Herald

MH17: Australia unites to demand action on downed plane

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott vowed to maintain pressure on Vladimir Putin after a phone call to the Russian President.

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This Intrepid 84-Year-Old Woman Saved Her Neighbor's Dog From Wild Coyotes

When faced with a heart-stopping situation, one brave Bensenville, Illinois, woman didn't hesitate to step up to the plate.

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The Horse

New Equine Hendra Case Confirmed near Gladstone, Queensland

Older apendix mare needs to retire.. light riders ok....short distances would be fine..

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Townsville Bulletin

Rachel Antonio inquest live blog

UPDATE: 10.36 Coroner David O'Connell has refused an application by Robert Hytch to have Rachel's diary entries and letters to be heard in closed court only.

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